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Just Dance 2020 Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Great for dancing, socializing -- but some mature lyrics.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2019)
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MathPapa - Algebra Calculator App Poster Image
age 11+
Handy algebra helper with X factor; watch for cheating.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Beats Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Stirring coming-of-age story has language, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Line Tender Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Story of loss explores life in and out of the ocean.
By Kate Allen
(2019)
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It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Book Poster Image
age 11+
Comic's engaging memoir of growing up under Apartheid.
By Trevor Noah
(2019)
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No Alternative Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Drugs, sex, profanity in dark coming-of-age story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Genesis Begins Again Book Poster Image
age 11+
Teen learns to love herself in uplifting tale of misfits.
By Alicia D. Williams
(2019)
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El Potro: Unstoppable Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Biopic about Argentinian music icon has sex, drugs, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Office Lens App Poster Image
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age 11+
Free scanner app for taking pics of documents & whiteboards.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Windows app
(2018)
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Calcbot 2 App Poster Image
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age 11+
Calculator and measurement converter; consider pro version.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2018)
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March Forward Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine Book Poster Image
age 11+
Must-read memoir of a childhood in the segregated South.
By Melba Pattillo Beals
(2018)
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myHomework Student Planner App Poster Image
age 11+
Awesome app to keep track of homework and project deadlines.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2017)
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Greetings from Witness Protection! Book Poster Image
age 11+
Kicky tween thriller deals with themes of abandonment.
By Jake Burt
(2017)
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The Babysitter Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Violent, gory horror movie has some laughs, too.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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All Eyez on Me Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Edgy but bland biopic fails to capture Tupac's genius.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Band Aid Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Mature indie dramedy isn't always pretty, but it's honest.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Forget Me Not Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Compelling story of girl dealing with Tourette syndrome.
By Ellie Terry
(2017)
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Well, That Was Awkward Book Poster Image
age 11+
Friendships tested in clever tween-texting romcom.
By Rachel Vail
(2017)
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The Mistle-Tones Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Festive music accents sweet story that has bullying themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Hairspray Live! Movie Poster Image
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age 11+
Stunning TV production has exceptional role model, themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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